Drought and Your Landscape

After the unusually hot, dry summer that the Dallas area experienced this year, many people were left wondering how they can they best maintain their landscapes during times of drought or in the future when contingency plans are put in effect that will restrict the frequency of outdoor watering. Below are links to useful information that can help one prepare and maintain their landscapes in times of drought.

 

All Plants Have a Place in an Earth-Kind® Landscape (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)

Don’t Depend on Mother Nature to Water Your Drought-Stricken Trees (Texas Forest Service)

Drought Proofing Your Landscape (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)

Earth-Kind® Drought Preparedness (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)

Earth-Kind® Perennial Plant List (Collin County Extension Horticulture)

Efficient Use of Water in the Garden and Landscape (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)

Keeping Your Lawn Alive During Drought (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)

Tree Watering Tips video (Texas Forest Service)

Watering Landscapes (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)

You Can Keep Your Yard Alive Without Wasting Water (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)